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Think I'm in slow labour...

(5 Posts)
FoulsomeAndMaggotwise Sat 07-Feb-15 20:11:16

Very very mild contractions for 2 days now, just period pains really. They're coming every 10-15 minutes now. I keep needing to poo. Baby has been engaged for 4 weeks (second baby), but since yesterday has felt even lower in my pelvis - pressing on a very painful nerve and causing on/off pressure in my bum.

First labour was 3 weeks of "warm up" contractions. Then 0-3cm took 27 hours, 3-5cm took 6 hours, 5-10 took 2 hours and pushing took 1 hour. Hope this is quicker!

Anyone want to place bets? Could all be nothing of course! I'm 38 weeks exactly.

Zsazsabinks Sat 07-Feb-15 22:30:16

ooooh, exciting! Good luck!

Second babies are usually quicker so if they're coming every 10-15 mins....you could be on for a baby in the next wee while!

FoulsomeAndMaggotwise Sun 08-Feb-15 08:30:23

Well it completely tailed off to nothing overnight so I have woken with no baby and no signs of having a baby. I'm so pissed off!

Looks like it might be 3 weeks on warm up again for me.

Zsazsabinks Sun 08-Feb-15 13:46:38

At least things are heading in the right direction!

(sorry, I know that EVERYTHING anyone says about impending labour is really annoying, but I am trying to be supportive so it comes with good intentions!)

FoulsomeAndMaggotwise Sun 08-Feb-15 16:17:00

grin that's ok! I'm hoping it'll be one of those "oh you're already at 5cm and you didn't even realise" moments when true labour finally shows up.

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